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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Methyl furfuryl disulfide
Synonym(s) Methyl 2-furylmethyl disulfide
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Furfuryl methyl disulfide
JECFA number 1078
CAS number 57500-00-2
FEMA number 3362
COE number 11513
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 160.25
Chemical formula C6H8OS2
Physical form/odour Colourless to pale brown liquid; roasted bread crust odour in dilllution, slight sulfuraceous coffee-like meaty
Solubility Insoluble in water,soluble in organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 102-103.5° (23mmHg)
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.565-1.573
Specific gravity 1.177-1.184 (20°)
Other requirements